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would an pelvic ultrasound, transvaginal ultrasound or cat scan show up a miscarriage?

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound: A combination of ultrasound (either transabdominal or transvaginal), B-hcg levels, and clinical information are used to diagnose a miscarriage. CT is not used because of its ionizing radiation.
Answered on Sep 19, 2014
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